Dr. Arthur M. Keller, Minerva Consulting

Arthur M. Keller



Contribution to ODBMS.ORG

  • 008.01 Penguin Objects for Programs Relations for Persistence (PDF)
  • 008.02 Centralized Versus Distributed Index Management in a Page Server OODBMS (PDF)
  • 008.03 Performance Evaluation of Centralized and Distributed Index Schemes for a Page Server OODBMS (PDF)

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Dr. Arthur M. Keller is Managing Partner of Minerva Consulting, helping startups get going. Dr. Keller also works as an expert witness on patent infringement cases. He was Chief Technical Advisor (and was formerly on the Board of Directors) of Persistence Software, advising them on advanced technical strategy. He was also a Co-Founder (with Prof. Michael Genesereth) (and was formerly COO and CFO) of Mergent Systems, Inc. Dr. Keller is co-founder, Interim CEO, and chairman of the Board of Directors of Globallinx Network. Dr. Keller is a founding advisor, and a member of the Board of Directors of BroaderMinds.com. Dr. Keller is an advisor to Serus Corp., served on the Technical Advisory Board of Propel Software Corp., advisor to VirtualGiveaway. Dr. Keller was Co-Founder (along with Dr. Sanjai Tiwari) and served as Chief Technical Advisor and a member of the Board of Directors of Target Mining Corp., formerly known as buyermail.com and as ccRewards.com. Dr. Keller is also an advisor to Unspam Technologies.

Dr. Keller served as a visiting associate professor of Computer Science at the University of California at Santa Cruz during the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 academic years, and continues as a part-time lecturer and researcher, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in databases and systems analysis and design. Until 1999, he managed the efforts of Stanford’s Center for Information Technology on collaborative engineering, workflow, and database security and coordinates relationships with companies. He was also a researcher in the Stanford Database Group from 1987 to 1994. His research interests include electronic commerce, interoperability of heterogeneous databases, database integration, object-oriented databases, database implementation, databases on parallel computers, federated autonomous databases, database views including updates, incomplete information and nulls, software integration and reuse, and large system integration.

He received his B.S. summa cum laude with honors in both Mathematics and Computer and Information Science from Brooklyn College (CUNY) in 1977, his M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1979, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1985. He was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow. He was previously an assistant professor in the Computer Sciences department at the University of Texas at Austin. He has over 70 publications and have given over 125 lectures at conferences, companies and universities.